John Pomfret, award-winning journalist and author of new book “The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present,” speaks to YCW about how Sino-U.S. relations today stem from a rich history of civilian interaction, and how China may profit from the Trump administration.
Sinica co-host Kaiser Kuo has been a leading voice on culture and technology in China for the past twenty years. In this interview, he shares his vision for China’s startup industry, what followers of the Sinica Podcast can expect now that it is Kaiser’s full-time gig, and how perceptions of China have changed since he first moved to Beijing.
In this sweeping review of China’s relationships with its neighbors and citizens, Dr. Thomas Fingar of Stanford University weaves together history and opinion to prepare for the future: “China’s strategy of doing the ‘easy’ things first has created a situation in which the only things left to do are ‘hard.'”
Nathaniel Ahrens is director of the Office of China Affairs at the University of Maryland. He is also executive director of the American Mandarin Society, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of the future stewards of U.S.-China relations.
Vincent Ni is a journalist working for the BBC World Service in London. Most recently, he reported from Myanmar on its historic elections. He was previously a foreign correspondent for Caixin Media, reporting from Ukraine in 2014 and from Egypt